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Adversity Is Really Opportunity

Business, Leadership

Why This Could Be the Best of Times by Jeff Piersall   “Adversity is needed in order to become successful.” – Zig Ziglar   The rules are changing, but the game is still the same, and the principles of success…

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After the Parade Passes By

Business, Leadership

Recognizing and Seizing Opportunities by Eric Wright   Michelangelo, the Renaissance master whose works bring the same awe to viewers today as when they were unveiled over 500 years ago, once said,  “The greater danger for most of us lies…

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Leaders, Followers and Losers

Business, Leadership

You’ve Got to ‘Know the Difference’ by Jeff Piersall   Just as technology and information have exponentially increased, so too, has the loss of our basic human fundamental for discernment.  The lotto and microwave mentality seems to have caused people…

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The Path to Prosperity

Business, Leadership

Following Our Traditions by Jeff Piersall   The only constant in life is change . . . and the battle can be exhausting.  I love the statement President Theodore Roosevelt made:   In the battle of life it is not…

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A Leadership Crisis

Business, Leadership

VISION   A Leadership Crisis It’s Up to Individuals to Take Accountability for our Future by Jeff Piersall   If you place a bullfrog in boiling water he will jump out of it.  However, if you place a bullfrog in…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: John Porter

Business, Leadership

“John’s great sense of humor and ability to put others at ease, coupled with his experience as a mayor (of Cape Canaveral), an entrepreneur (owner, Porter World Trade) and one who spends a lot of time campaigning for our area,…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: Wes Covell

Business, Leadership

It is almost a cliché that “everyone’s busy,” yet there are those rare individuals that make the time to serve their community. One stellar example is Wesley (Wes) Covell, Vice President of Strategy and Chief Growth Officer for Harris Corporation. Somehow he…

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Most Admired Businesspeople: Matt Barringer

Business, Leadership

“Matt Barringer has appeared on the business and social scene like a tornado, taking a leadership role in all he participates in. Matt cares about people, cares about North Brevard and cares about Titusville.” That is how Bobby Socks of…

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SCB 100 The Most Admired Businesspeople

Business, Profiles

That is how the dictionary defines “admire,” though Ambrose Bierce once defined it as, “Our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves.” What we admire in others is certainly what we hope and yearn to see in the mirror and…